Curzon Cinemas, a chain that began in London in 1934 and has since opened 10 more cinemas across the country, is now targeting international growth through its digital offering.
Business Insider spoke to Curzon COO Mel Alcock and the head of its home cinema business, Philip Mordecai, to find out how it’s growing at a time when independent cinema chains are struggling.
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A cinema to bank on, Curzon Sheffield is an elegant and stylish venue in a Grade II listed building which was previously occupied by the Sheffield Banking Company and still has some vaults in the basement. The cinema has three screens with Sony 4K projectors, lounge areas and a very popular rooftop bar and terrace that has become a much-visited location in the city.
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If the hallmark of a civilised neighbourhood is that it has an independent cinema, the residents of Victoria should be delighted as a new five-screen Curzon is opening at the start of May.